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Tax & AccountingLegalFebruary 17, 2022

Why WHT is a cost for Business

Why withholding tax (WHT) is a cost for the business community?

It is essential to understand WHT and how to manage cross-border transactions. Understanding your business’s fundamental cross-border (potential) risks will allow you to manage your tax risk confidently.

The law of international taxation is used in this session to describe the rules and principles that together form how Singapore asserts and limits its jurisdiction to tax cross-border income flows. Expert speaker Kevin Lee will outline legal and practical issues surrounding the features of the Singapore WHT.

However, you should be aware that there is no universally accepted view of the precise nature of international tax law, and there is even a view that there is no overarching international tax regime. That there are competing views in this area is of little surprise. As you will discover, taxation is a very controversial and politically driven area of study, making it even more exciting and exciting. This program is a mix of practical experience and academic knowledge.

Complimentary webinar – recorded on Friday 25 March 2022

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What you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to international tax/GloBE base and covered taxes
  • Overview of Singapore withholding tax
  • Why withholding tax is a cost for the business community
  • Q&A

Who should attend: Both tax and non-tax trained junior executives or anyone interested in understanding the impacts of international tax/cross-border transactions on their line of work.

Presenter: Kevin Lee, a business finance professional and subject-matter expert in the tax practice.

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